WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Obama will meet the UConn men's basketball team at a special ceremony this afternoon.

The Huskies will be at the White House in honor of their 2011 NCAA national championship.

UConn beat Butler to win the school's third national title.

This will be the third consecutive year President Obama hashonored a UConn basketball team.

He met with the women's team after their two most recent national championships.